Sawant: Will make new push on Seattle rent control, ordinance against ‘Economic Evictions’

Building on recommendations from the Seattle Renters’ Commission, City Council member Kshama Sawant announced two measures Monday aimed would alleviate some of the burden for Seattle renters. The first is a proposal to enact a Seattle rent control ordinance. The second, the Economic Evictions Assistance Ordinance, would look to protect tenants against substantial rent increases.Continue reading “Sawant: Will make new push on Seattle rent control, ordinance against ‘Economic Evictions’”

McGinn proposes changes in the wake of fatal stabbing

McGinn proposes changes in the wake of fatal stabbing By Joel Moreno Published: Sep 16, 2013 at 5:32 PM PDT Last Updated: Sep 16, 2013 at 6:15 PM PDT SEATTLE — Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is proposing extensive public safety changes in response to a deadly stabbing outside a Sounders game on Friday. Investigators sayContinue reading “McGinn proposes changes in the wake of fatal stabbing”